Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • According to a new report from ReportsnReports.com, the global flat glass market is forecast to grow at a 7.3 percent compound annual growth rate through 2019. North America and Europe are expected to experience large improvements in the flat glass industry during the next several years, and developing markets are expected to continue to experience fast gains, according to the report, “Global...
  • The Association of Italian Glass Technicians will host a conference on innovation as part of Vitrum 2015, to be held in Milan, Oct. 6-9. The XXX A.T.I.V. Conference, with the theme “Advances in Glass Processing: Key innovation topics in hollow and flat glass,” will take place Oct. 8 during Vitrum 2015 at Fiera Milano, Rho.The all-day event will foster awareness and provide education about the...
  • The management and board of directors for Sika AG continue to resist a takeover by Saint-Gobain, which acquired a controlling stake in the company on Dec. 8. According to a Jan. 30 Sika release, shareholder opposition to the takeover “continues to mount. So far, investors who together hold over 40 percent of the share capital have expressly stated their support for the course adopted by the Board...
  • Garibaldi Glass will be hosting its 5th Annual “Glass Day” on Friday May 1st, 2015 at its state-of-the-art facility at 8183 Wiggins Street, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. Each year the event continues to grow and has become an industry-known event, Garibaldi officials report. This “Open House” is designed for both the architectural & design and commercial glazing communities to visit and tour the...
  • Exhibitor registration is now open for Vitrum 2015, the 19th international trade show specializing in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass. The event is scheduled to take place October 6-9, 2015 in the exhibition district at Fiera Milano, Rho, Italy.During the 2015 edition of Vitrum leaders of the worldwide glass industry will present the latest technologies amidst areas...
  • Viracon employees, under the leadership of Carla Kern, longtime Viracon workplace campaign chair, donated $93,183.28 and raised an additional $5,468.25 for the United Way of Steele County Minnesota, according to a company press release. Combined with a generous corporate gift of $13,960, Viracon’s gift to the community totaled $112,611.53. The company's gifts will go a long way toward helping...
  • PPG Industries posted a new video to the PPG Glass Education Center, a comprehensive website that helps architects, specifiers, students and construction industry professionals learn more about designing, specifying and building with glass. The five-minute video on Weather Resistant Design is divided into three segments that can help architects and designers more effectively specify glass to...
  • The final deadline for submitting abstracts for GPD Finland 2015 is January 31, 2015. If interested, submit abstract(s) online here, or browse the list of proposed topics. Join the industry at the GPD conference in June to share know-how, ideas and visions with industry-leading experts. Registration is now open. The exhibition will be held alongside the conference from June 24-26, 2015. The...
  • Alumil N.A., a subsidiary of the southeastern Europe-based aluminum extruder, named Steven Acker director of Business Development, North America (US-CN). Alumil N.A. is a supplier of branded aluminum systems for all architectural applications of curtain wall, doors, windows, facades, atriums and office partitions.  Acker, who will be based out of the company’s New York City office, brings...
  • Officials from Heartland Glass Co. promoted Ryan Torgerson to general manager. Torgerson started at Heartland Glass in 2001 and has held various roles including in sales, as estimator and as project manager.In 2007 Torgerson was promoted to operations manager while maintaining sales responsibilities, a role he maintained for the last seven years. His new role as general manager includes managing...
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  • The 2015 Glazing Executives Forum will center on the state of the architectural glass and metals industry, addressing the overall economic climate, labor and supply challenges, project management and succession planning for contract glazing companies, and more.“The goal of this year’s event is to provide attendees with strategies to successfully navigate today’s industry, which is rapidly...
  • AGC Glass Company North America, a leading manufacturer of glass and glass-related products, announced Dec. 30 the sale of the assets of its U.S. Commercial Fabrication business unit to Trulite Glass Solutions LLC.AGC holds a leading position in primary products, and will continue to focus on the core strength of the business in manufacturing glass and innovating new coating technologies. In...
  • Officials from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC today announced the company has acquired the U.S. commercial fabrication assets of AGC Glass Company North America Inc. AGC’s residential assets are not part of the acquisition and will be retained by AGC. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. “This acquisition will allow Trulite to continue to better serve...